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Recent Partnerships and Collaborative Efforts Include:

Funding Streams

Corporate and Continuing Education partnered with the Alliance for Industry and Manufacturing/NORBIC to collaborate, define procedures, and identify grant opportunities.

ASQ Conference

Corporate and Continuing Education managed registration at the lliana Section 1213 of the American Society for Quality’s 9th Annual Quality Conference held at the Conference Center at PSC January 2016.

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

Corporate and Continuing Education is a project partner with the Crisis Center for South Suburbia to provide educational and training services. Laura Parker, SSCC Grants Coordinator, states “Speaking for both clients and staff, the Crisis Center for South Suburbia appreciates our partnership with Prairie State College in presenting valuable, practical seminars on a variety of topics.” – Laura Parker, Grant Coordinator

IMEC Illinois Manufacturing for Excellence

Corporate and Continuing Education together with IMEC offer hands on training to small and midsize manufacturers. Courses improve productivity, efficiency, quality, and safety. As a result, participants see a reduction in cost, cycle time, and down time.

Leadership Series

Corporate and Continuing Education hosted the 2015 Fall Leadership Series, facilitated by Lee Ann Piano, John Maxwell certified speaker, trainer, and coach. Participant quote “The leadership series provided me with beneficial tools to use with clients and colleagues. The valuable learning outcomes I received included communication strategies, understanding workplace personality styles and ways to manage competing priorities. Instructor Lee Ann Piano's facilitation style is very engaging and she holds her students accountable for implementing what they have learned.”

Perioperative Nursing

Corporate and Continuing Education, in collaboration with Advocate Christ Medical Center (ACMS), offers Perioperative Nursing workshops at PSC. Quote from Evaluation: "Great experience and simulations of what I'll see at work, yet in a relaxed learning environment. I feel much more comfortable than before."

UAW Ford Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Corporate and Continuing Education partnered with UAW Ford for Pre-Apprenticeship Training at the Chicago Assembly Plant. “On behalf of the UAW-Ford National Programs Center, I would like to thank you and your instructors for their contribution to making our preparation workshops successful by providing professional service and excellent instruction.” – Jay Gazzarato, UAW Ford National Programs Chair

Memberships Include:

  • ATD - Association for Talent Development
  • Beecher Chamber of Commerce
  • CGMP - Calumet Green Manufacturing Partnership
  • Chicago Southland Chamber
  • ICCET - Illinois Council for Continuing Education and Training
  • ICCHE - Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education
  • LERN - The Learning Resources Network
  • MBA - Matteson Business Association
  • PWN - Professional Women’s Network
  • SHRM - Society for Human Resource Management
  • SSSBA - South Suburban Small Business Association
  • weTRaiN
  • WTS - Women's Transportation Seminar